10 Best transit app for Android 2017

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Public transit is the best journey in the world. The transit app will provide you with the smarter journey. The new Companies such as Uber have created the biggest revolution in the public transit Additionally, other companies like Citymapper have made existing transit easier to use. You can find transit apps all over the place that help you find a variety of transportation. Here are the best transit apps for Android.

CityMapper-Transit Navigation

CityMapper is one of the best ultimate transit app for Android. The app is free and it backed the Best of 2016 Apps Award. It helps you to check the nearby departures in real-time. Whenever your favourite lines are disrupted you will instantly receive alerts.

New York Times recommended the CityMapper is the best transit app. It is also nominated for the Best App 2017 by Google Play Awards. It packed many awards.

Many countries covered such as US, Canada, Europe, Brussels, Asia, Australia etc.,

Features:

  • Trip planner combines all the transport modes in the city to find the best route.
  • Live Bus and Train Timings for easy departure.
  • Instant alert for the delays and disruptions in the railway and bus lines.
  • Follow your trip with step by step directions.
  • Users can view the maps in offline for the specific route.
  • Multimodal transit features.

 

Google Maps

This is my favourite transit app. Whenever I am travelling to any places it guides me effectively. The routes are very perfect and it gives the exact route for the particular the destination. Google Maps app is the best real-time GPS navigation and gives details about millions of places. It covered the all the countries with the exact route details.

It is the perfect app guide for the travellers.

Features:

  • You can reach faster to the location with the real-time updates.
  • Save time with automatic rerouting on live traffic.
  • Discover places such as restaurant, malls, schools etc.,
  • The Google reviews help you to know the positive and negative information about the location.
  • Therareoffline maps to search and navigate the location.
  • Street view and indoor imagery are the best features in this app to give the awesome experience in their journey.
  • It covers the accurate maps of 220 countries and territories.

 

Transit

It is the best real-time urban transit app for Android. This is the widely used app in US countries. It also offers real-time predictions, disrupts notifications, trip planner and step by step navigation. Transit app has a nice user interface to see all the route information.

It packed many awards such as Killer app, NYC MTA App. Transit app is elected as the official app for the Toronto Transit Commission

Features

  • Real-time predictions to share the next bus details and locate the exact the bus or train location in the map.
  • Push notification for line disruptions
  • Step by step navigation for the unfamiliar route.
  • Features to share the bike share station

 

Moovit

Moovit: Bus, Bahn & ÖPNV Info
Moovit: Bus, Bahn & ÖPNV Info
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  • Moovit: Bus, Bahn & ÖPNV Info Screenshot
  • Moovit: Bus, Bahn & ÖPNV Info Screenshot
  • Moovit: Bus, Bahn & ÖPNV Info Screenshot
  • Moovit: Bus, Bahn & ÖPNV Info Screenshot
  • Moovit: Bus, Bahn & ÖPNV Info Screenshot
  • Moovit: Bus, Bahn & ÖPNV Info Screenshot

It is the number one local transit app in the world used by more than 60 million riders across more than 1400 cities. Google awarded the Best local app of the year 2016. Moovit adds a new city information every 18 hours.

Its will combine all your transit options together in a single app such as Bus, train, tram and more.

It will give you the total control of your journey so you can enjoy the travelling safely and peacefully.

Features:

  • Live directions with instant notifications.
  • It will share the information about Bike share stations like Transit app.
  • It covers more than 1400 cities.
  • Favourite screen option lets you save the frequently visiting places.
  • Moovit widget allows you to check the favourite lines and places.
  • The rain delays can be notified instantly.
  • You can track your bus and train ride.
  • New transit type and Enhanced suggested route options are added to the new updates.

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Curb

It is the number one Taxi app in the US that connects over 50,000 taxis.You can easily request and pay for rides in 65 US cities such as New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, and Washington, DC.

Features

  • Request a taxi for immediate pickup.
  • Reserve a taxi for a pickup up to 24 hours in advance.
  • Use the Curb app to pay for rides you hail with your hand.
  • It helps to connect with near by licensed drivers.
  • Pay your taxi fare with a credit card or Paypal for easy payment options.
  • You can earn free Curb rides for sharing your personal referral code.

 

Easy

Easy – Taxi zu rufen
Easy – Taxi zu rufen
Developer: Easy Taxi
Price: Free
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  • Easy – Taxi zu rufen Screenshot
  • Easy – Taxi zu rufen Screenshot
  • Easy – Taxi zu rufen Screenshot
  • Easy – Taxi zu rufen Screenshot

It is also one of the best taxi app and good transit app. It currently covers more than 420 cities with 25 millions users. This app automatically locates your address using GPS. When you tap “Request here” option Easy will automatically assign the task to the near by driver. It also packed many awards such as TNW Brazil 2012, Vulcan Post 2014 and Start up weekend 2011 etc.,

Features

  • It is very fast in assigning the nearest car to pick up
  • The partners are well trained and rating system helps to select the best drivers.
  • You can save up to 40% by sharing the ride with others.
  • New updates shows that there is an 30% offer for all the rides in Brazil.

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EasyWay

EasyWay public transport
EasyWay public transport
Developer: EasyWay
Price: Free+
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  • EasyWay public transport Screenshot
  • EasyWay public transport Screenshot

It is the best transit app which providing services in Eastern European countries. The services provided in countries such as Bulgaria, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Serbia. The real-time traffic data is provided to the Russia and Ukraine.

Features

  • Offline-mode features are available.
  • There is a full list of current public transport routes.
  • Movement is tracking by GPS
  • Real-time stop schedule and route direction.
  • The multi-language interface is available.

 

Lyft

Lyft
Lyft
Developer: Lyft, Inc.
Price: Free
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  • Lyft Screenshot
  • Lyft Screenshot

Lyft is one of the most popular transit app for Android. It provides the affordable rides for all the customers and competes directly with the Uber service. Cheaper than a taxi and faster than the bus. It almost covers all the parts of the US cities.

Features

  • Easy signing up options to request the ride.
  • Payment can be done through phone also.
  • Cost can be split with friends through sharing
  • Lift drivers are appointed after the successful DM checks.
  • Drivers are rated by the passengers and only the highest rate drivers are getting frequent job assigned.
  • It provides liability insurance for all the customers.

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Uber

Uber
Uber
Price: Free
  • Uber Screenshot
  • Uber Screenshot
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  • Uber Screenshot
  • Uber Screenshot
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  • Uber Screenshot

Uber is one the best transit app which is used worldwide and pay through credit and debit card. With Uber you can just tap to request a ride. It is available more than 500 cities worldwide. You can share the journey with other riders through UberPOOL. So you can enjoy the low fare.

You can see you driver’s picture, vehicle details and driver arrival on the map.

There is also a feature to put rating for the drivers and provide feedback about your Uber experience.

OneBusAway

OneBusAway
OneBusAway
Developer: OneBusAway
Price: Free
  • OneBusAway Screenshot
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  • OneBusAway Screenshot
  • OneBusAway Screenshot
  • OneBusAway Screenshot
  • OneBusAway Screenshot

It is one of the new transit app for Android. It currently supports fewer cities in US. The cities such as New York, San Diego, Rogue Valley for some reason, Tampa Bay, and Washington DC. It helps you to find stops in near by area.

It allows you to choose from a list of favorite stops and add shortcuts to your phone’s home screen, and set reminders for frequently used trips.

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Conclusion

There are many transit apps are available. Each and every app has some unique features. You can choose the app based on the country you are living. Google maps are one of the best transit apps and helps you to find the best route.

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